Good Night Advisory Council

Lauren Hale, PhD

Professor, Stony Brook University

Dr. Lauren Hale (Professor of Family, Population, and Preventive Medicine, Stony Brook University; Core Faculty, Program in Public Health; PhD, Princeton University) studies the social patterning of sleep and how it contributes to growing inequalities in health and well-being. With funding from NICHD, NIDDK, NHLBI, and NIA, she analyzes demographic, behavioral, and neighborhood data from large-scale studies to understand how they relate to sleep and well-being in children, adolescents, adults, and aging populations. Dr. Hale has published over 90 published peer-reviewed articles in Sleep, Sleep Health, Sleep Medicine Reviews, Pediatrics, JAMA Pediatrics, among numerous other peer-reviewed journals. Dr. Hale also serves on the Board of Directors for the National Sleep Foundation and is the Editor-in-Chief of Sleep Health.